Van Gundy Family Tree

Notes for Henry Harrison VAN GUNDY

Residences & events:

6/9/1900 Jefferson Twp, Lincoln Co, WV. At census time Harrison H Vangunday's family lived next door to his parents. He was 26 and a farmer, Cordelia was 25. They had been married 8 years with 3 children, all living: Verney, 7, Desta, 5, and Ellis, 2.

4/18/1910 Same place. That year his name was recorded as Harrison Gundy in the census. At age 36, he was a general farmer, married 19 years with 9 children, two of which had died. Cordelia was 35 and the family consisted of Desti, 13, Ellis, 11, J Elmer, 9, Dellie, 7, Goldie, 4, and Lillie, 1 yr, 9 mo. They still lived next door to his parents.

1/13/1920 Scott Twp, Boone Co, WV. Having moved the family south and changing careers to blacksmith at the coal mine, the census said Harrison was 48, Cordelia was 45. Children in the house were Elmer, 19, Dellie, 17, Goldie, 13, Lillie, 11, Julia, 8, and Ava, 5.

1930 Same place. His name was Henry H Gundy in that census. He was 56 and had moved into the coal mine as a laborer. Cordelia was 56 and living with them were daughters, Eva, 15, and Dortha Sambird, 17, with her son, Alvin, 1 yr 2 mo.

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